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Is it Important to Live in a Democracy? Katerina Liong, student of National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

We live in the 21st century, in the civilized world. Each of us is a citizen of a particular country, no matter which one exactly. Probably it is Ukraine, Germany, Canada or Norway. Most of us live in a Democracy and we are proud of it, because it's cool. But indeed, it is. “I live in a democratic state!” — sounds proudly, isn’t it?…

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Added by Katerina Liong Van on December 5, 2018 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

We live in the 21st century, in the civilized world. Each of us is a citizen of a particular country, no matter which one exactly. Probably it is Ukraine, Germany, Canada or Norway. Most of us live in a Democracy and we are proud of it, because it's cool. But indeed, it is. “I live in a democratic state!” — sounds proudly, isn’t it?…

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Added by Katerina Liong Van on December 5, 2018 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Black Lives Matter

Asa Sieger

Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering, and Sciences

(High School Student)





Black Lives Matter. I don’t believe a three word statement has caused this much contention and grief since the invention of the phrase “I love you.” The Black Lives Matter movement began after George Zimmerman was acquitted of shooting and killing Trayvon…

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Added by Asa Sieger on October 20, 2017 at 11:35am — No Comments

Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today's globalized world?

Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today's globalized world?

Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University named after V. P. Astafyev

master candidate

Grichin Artem

Before I begin, I would like to draw attention to the terms. It's no secret that the term "nationalism" has many definitions, and for that I would convey their point of view it is necessary to take…

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Added by Grishin Artem on December 3, 2016 at 12:03pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Mind #Daniel Webster

"Mind  is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are answered."  Daniel Webster

Added by Al LeBlanc on June 1, 2015 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

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Gene Editing Governance & Dr. He Jiankui, with Jeffrey Kahn

Jeffrey Kahn, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute for Bioethics, discusses the many governance issues connected to gene editing. Plus, he gives a first-hand account of an historic conference in Hong Kong last year in which Dr. He Jiankui shared his research on the birth of the world's first germline genetically engineered babies. What's the future of the governance of this emerging technology?

Trump is the Symptom, Not the Problem

Astute observers of U.S. foreign policy have been making the case, as we move into the 2020 elections, not to see the interruptions in the flow of U.S. foreign policy solely as a result of the personality and foibles of the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, writes Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev. Ian Bremmer and Colin Dueck expand on this thought.

Gene Editing: Overview, Ethics, & the Near Future, with Robert Klitzman

In the first in a series of podcasts on gene editing, Columbia's Dr. Robert Klitzman provides an overview of the technology, ethical and governance issues, and where it could all go in the near future. Plus he explains why the birth of genetically engineered twins in China last year was a "seismic" event. How could gene editing lead to more inequality? What could be some of unintended consequences?

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